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Posts published in “Day: June 21, 2021

Remembering Zambia’s Founding Father Kaunda

[The Herald] Kenneth David Kaunda was born on April 28, 1924, at a Church of Scotland mission in the northern part of what was then Northern Rhodesia.

SADC Pays Tribute to President Kenneth Kaunda

[Namibia Economist] The death of the first President of independent Zambia, Kenneth Kaunda has not only robbed Zambia of its liberation leader, but also deprived southern Africa of a strong campaigner for African unity and deeper regional integration.

Covid-19 Maybe Forever – Let’s Stay Safe

[Times of Zambia] THE numbers coming from ministry of Heath on new infections and deaths related to the Coronavirus (Covid-19) is very scary.

End of Era

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -- President Dr Mokgweetsi Masisi has described Dr Kaunda, who died Thursday June 17, as Botswana's best friend. He has declared seven days of mourning for the iconic statesman.

Kaunda Inaugural Visit to Botswana – a Diplomatic Milestone

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -- A 24-year-old photojournalist watched in awe as a sizeable crowd cheered and clapped as soon as the Zambian official aircraft touched down at the then Gaberones Airfield on May 21, 1968.

Flags Fly Half-Mast in Honour of Kaunda

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -- President Dr Mokgweetsi Masisi has declared a seven-day mourning period in Botswana following the death of the founding president of the Republic of Zambia, Dr Kenneth Kaunda. President Masisi has also decreed that all...

Govt Imposes 12-Hour Curfew On Districts On Zambian Border

[VOA] Harare -- Zimbabwe has announced stricter coronavirus measures along its northern border with Zambia after a spike in confirmed infections. The Zimbabwe Association of Doctors for Human Rights says the strict regulations should be followed by eff...

Chief Justice Irene Mambilima Dies in Egypt

[Nation] Lusaka -- Zambia's first female chief justice, Irene Mambilima, has died in an Egyptian hospital after being taken ill while on an official tour.

KK Is Mourned With Warmth

[New Frame] Kenneth Kaunda's legacy is complex, but he is remembered fondly for opening his country and his heart to liberation movements, living modestly and investing heavily in education.